Better Living Through Origami
20 Creative Paper Projects for a Beautiful Home
Nellianna van den Baard, Kenneth Veenenbos
“Beautifully fresh and contemporary . . . demonstrate[s] the many ways in which origami can be put to practical and decorative use in your home.” —91 Magazine
Take papercraft to a new creative level and turn your home into a designer haven with this DIY interiors book by Dutch design duo Studio Snowpuppe. Learn how to create twenty items of sustainable home decor using simple, mindful paper folding and manipulation techniques, and show off your DIY creations at the heart of your home.
Step-by-step illustrations will guide you through the projects, which include beautiful lampshades, creative wall art ideas, an ingenious clock, pretty garlands and decorations, unique vases, candle holders, plant holders, decorative bowls, and more—all with a stylish modern aesthetic. Using readily available paper and cardstock, you can create some stunning designer accents for your home for a fraction of the cost of store-bought versions.
“These projects are absolutely beautiful, lovingly photographed, and explained in minute detail to give readers the best possible chance at success. With tool listings, measurements, templates, and more at your disposal, you’ll be adding decorative paper touches to your home in no time.” —San Francisco Book Review
“Never, ever underestimate the magic that innovative designers can bring to a centuries-old craft. Kudos go to van den Baard and Veenenbos, the Dutch husband-and-wife behind Studio Snowpuppe, who have transformed plain paper and origami techniques into elegant, pleated objets de la maison.” —Booklist (Starred Review)
“I never knew origami could look so pretty for the everyday home . . . A must-read to fuel your creativity and home décor.” —LittleBigBell